All news

RSS Print
2021 05 18
Simonas Kairys: “We must encourage cultural initiatives that emphasize shared European values”

In order to foster cultural heritage, EU member states should cooperate with one another more intensely and not only share good practices but also develop joint initiatives together: especially those that reflect European values.

2021 05 14
New Generation Lithuania plan intends to allocate 65 million euros to culture

The integrated New Generation Lithuania plan will be presented to the European Commission (EC) today. The plan foresees two financial instruments intended directly for the field of culture: in total, about EUR 65 million.

2021 05 06
Foreign media gives special attention to Lithuania’s culture

Analysis of Lithuania’s visibility in the foreign media and social networks during the first quarter of this year, prepared by the Lithuanian Image Group, has revealed that the field of culture stood out due to a large number of positive reports: in terms of the favourability index, it received the highest assessment, while overall the field of culture came third in ...

2021 05 03
Creative workshop sought links between New European Bauhaus and culture

In late April, a creative workshop was held in which representatives of different cultural fields, culture practicians, policymakers and researchers sought links between the New European Bauhaus (NEB) initiative and the culture sector in Lithuania.

2021 04 26
REACT-EU initiative will allocate EUR 15.5 million to Lithuania’s cultural and creative industries

The European Commission has approved the funds allocated to Lithuania under the REACT-EU initiative, including the funding to cultural and creative industries (CCI), which is planned to amount to EUR 15.5 million.

2021 04 16
UNESCO World Heritage Centre has been informed about the process of Vilnius City master plan’s amendment

The Ministry of Culture has informed the UNESCO World Heritage Centre about the undergoing project of the Vilnius City master plan until 2030 and the conducted assessment of the impact on heritage.

2021 03 25
The Minister of Culture has initiated a joint appeal to the European Commission for funding of cinema festivals

Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys, together with his counterparts in Czechia, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Poland, Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia, appealed to the European Commission regarding funding for cinema festivals in accordance with the Creative Europe programme for 2021–2027.

2021 03 22
New European Bauhaus: How cities of the future will look

At 9.00 am on 25 March, an online discussion is held on the New European Bauhaus initiative, inviting the participation of community groups concerned about how our residential environment will look in the future.

2021 03 18
The Ministers of Culture of Lithuania and Ukraine have signed a Cooperation Programme

Today (18 March), a Cooperation Programme between the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania and the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine was signed in Kiev.

2021 03 04
The Minister of Culture: “France is an active participant in the cultural life of Lithuania”

In an online meeting between Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys and H.E. Ms Claire Lignières-Counathe, Ambassador of France to Lithuania, a number of important questions regarding the pandemic and its effect on the cultural sector were discussed, and the participants expressed satisfaction with initiatives for cultural ...

2021 03 03
Minister of Culture Kairys: “Lithuania and Czechia are united by the idea of liberty”

Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met online with H.E. Mr Vít Korselt, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Lithuania.

2021 02 26
In the Minister of Culture’s Meeting with Armenia's Ambassador, Opportunities for Further Cooperation Were Discussed

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met with H.E. Mr. Tigran Mkrtchyan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia.

per page